Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). She also teaches classes in Race and the Law, Evidence, and Gender and Justice. She a former civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc.. Professor Browne-Marshall is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She addresses audiences nationally. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has spoken on issues of race and the Constitution in Ghana, Rwanda, England, Wales, Canada, and before the United Nations in Geneva.
Professor Browne-Marshall is the author of many articles and several books including "Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present," which includes a chapter on Voting Rights and Race. Her forthcoming book is titled "Black Women and the Law: Salem Witch Trials to Civil Rights Activists." She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Women's City Club of New York.
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has been the recipient of several honors including the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award for her work with civil rights and women's justice issues and the Wiley College Woman of Excellence in Law award. An award-winning playwright of seven produced plays, her most recent play "Diversity" examines marriage choices. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild, Mystery Writers of America, National Association of Black Journalists, PEN American Center, and the National Press Club.